Communications & Development Associate

Staff / Part-Time

JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School, Watertown, MA

OVERVIEW: Implements and maintains continuity of marketing voice and design eye for the communications, admissions, and fundraising efforts at JCDS, under the direction of the Director of Development.


  • Responsible for the preparation and production of communication and marketing materials, including Annual Report and Newsletters, in collaboration with staff
  • Maintains social media outreach
  • Writes acknowledgment letters to donors
  • Responsible for photography, videography, and editing of school and special events as needed
  • Designs and produces print and electronic materials for the Development and Admissions departments
  • Serve as a resource on the school’s messaging and design standards
  • Partners with staff and faculty to ensure consistent quality and efficiency of communications
  • Serves as contact for ads and other communication postings with external contacts
  • All other related duties as assigned by your manager


Reports to the Director of Development


Position is part-time, 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8am-12pm


Bachelor’s degree required, two to three years of related experience in marketing and communications preferred.


  • WRITING: Demonstrated strong writing voice for marketing purposes
  • DESIGN: Demonstrated skill creating attractive, effective marketing materials based on an established and consistent visual style
  • TECHNOLOGY: Ability to use all or some of the following: Veracross, Microsoft Office, Canva, Adobe Design Suite, social media including Facebook and Instagram
  • VIDEOGRAPHY: Must have experience with video editing i.e., inserting music, arranging in sequence, correcting errors, etc.

JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School

Watertown, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender